Making Stellenbosch University Innovation Matter

Innovus is the university industry interaction and innovation company of Stellenbosch University. Innovus is responsible for technology transfer, entrepreneurial support and development, and innovation at the university. We manage the commercialisation of the University's innovation and intellectual property portfolio through patenting, licensing and the formation of spin-out companies.

 

 

Technologies

A Nano-Biosensor for Cancer Screening
A Nano-Biosensor for Cancer Screening
The global cancer burden is increasing rapidly in developing countries where populations continue to expand. The...
A Method of Treating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
A Method of Treating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
A Method of Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
A Method of Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
A Method of Treating Parkinson’s Disease
A Method of Treating Parkinson’s Disease
A Method for Treating Malaria
A Method for Treating Malaria
Stellenbosch University Digital Evaluation Model (SUDEM)
Stellenbosch University Digital Evaluation Model (SUDEM)
Geasy
Cargo Securing Apparatus
Cargo Securing Apparatus
SharkSafeTM Shark Barrier
SharkSafeTM Shark Barrier
Hydrapatch, A Visual Indicator for Measuring the Loss of Fluid From Exercise
Hydrapatch, A Visual Indicator for Measuring the Loss of Fluid From Exercise
Powasave
Powasave
Magnetic Damper Coupling
Magnetic Damper Coupling
SurgiTrack - a surgical workflow system
SurgiTrack - a surgical workflow system
BioPEP - A natural, biodegradable, anti-microbial plant pathogen control agent
BioPEP - A natural, biodegradable, anti-microbial plant pathogen control agent
A Natural Preservative Extracted from Honeybush (Cyclopia spp.)
A Natural Preservative Extracted from Honeybush (Cyclopia spp.)
Antimicrobial Polymer Resin
Antimicrobial Polymer Resin
A Biofiltration System
A Biofiltration System

Our Spin-out Companies

Bridgiot (Pty) Ltd
GeoSmart
Cargo Telematics
Stellenbosch University Nedbank LaunchLab (Pty) Ltd
AFRICAN SUN MeDIA Group
CUSTOS Technologies (Pty) Ltd
Sharksafe Barriers (Pty) Ltd
Maties Gymnasium

Our Impact

602 Ideas Developed (2000-2018)
290 Provisional patents (2000-2018)
124 PCT applications (2000-2018)
114 Licenses (since 2013)
24 Spin-out Companies (2000-2018)
259 Number of Employees in our group of companies

Latest News

Botanical Garden in Cape Times - Accolade for Varsity Garden
The Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), internationally known for its efforts in securing plant diversity for...
An Innovus Technology Update: Sharks, Kettles and A Revolutionary Desk
SharkSafe Barriers: Safety For All Water Users – Sharks Included   Where we once used fear to guide...
News From Our Spin-Out Companies: New Directions, New Capabilities and New Equipment
News From Our Spin-Out Companies: New Directions, New Capabilities and New Equipment GeoSmart – A new name,...
The Retirement of an Icon: Prof Leopoldt van Huyssteen
The Retirement of an Icon: Prof Leopoldt van Huyssteen A scholar. A gentleman. A visionary. A stalwart...
Bitcoin bounty hunters
JOHANNESBURG — Long before the Bitcoin hype began to bite in recent months, a Stellenbosch outfit...
Innovation Summit
Volunteer to work at the SA Innovation Summit 2017- A highlight on the South African Innovation calendar...
Hot enough to pop – there is a Sxuirrel in the Incubator
A trio of friends at Stellenbosch University identified a challenge that many students face; during term...
NIPMO and the IPR Act
NIPMO, IPR-PFRD – acronyms made easy, and making a difference In the gloomy shadow of countries controversies,...
A year in review – Innovus 2016
2016: more magic than a Michael Bay movie Globally, 2016 was a bit like a Michael Bay...

Success Stories

How the Smart Water Meter Dropula Works
Here's an easy to understand video showing how the smart water meter device works. CapeTalk, Shoprite...
The new Innovus office at the Tygerberg campus
If you are a student at Stellenbosch University with a big idea and the skills to...
There's a Bungle in the Jungle – and it's delicious
As you may be aware from last year's newsletters, the Department of Food Sciences at Stellenbosch University...
SensiCardiac: Shazam for South African Hearts
When it comes to the art of the long and healthy life, many of us would...
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